Last updated : Saturday, 17 February 2024
The Camden and Regents Park Youth League (RPYL) is an amateur football league for boys and girls aged 9-16 in the London Borough of Camden.
The league was founded in 1965 and currently has over 100 teams competing in a range of age groups and divisions.
The RPYL is affiliated to the Football Association (FA) and its teams compete in the FA Youth Cup.
The league's headquarters are at the Regent's Park Sports Centre in London.
The RPYL season runs from September to May.
Teams play each other home and away, with the top teams at the end of the season qualifying for promotion and the bottom teams relegated.
The league also has a cup competition, the RPYL Cup, which is open to all teams.
The RPYL has a proud history of producing talented young footballers.
In recent years, several RPYL players have gone on to play professional football, including:
- Jack Wilshere (Arsenal, West Ham)
- Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal, Liverpool)
- Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United)
- Jesse Lingard (Manchester United, West Ham)
- Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)